Obituary of Pete Garren, Jr.
Orvel “Pete” Garren, Jr., 72, of Doniphan, MO, departed this life Saturday, February 5, 2022. He was born May 7, 1949 in Midland, TX to the late Orvel Clarence and Sara August (King) Garren.
Pete had been a lineman with Libla Communications. He was in the United States Army serving three tours in Vietnam and receiving several medals.
On September 29, 1992, Pete married Linda Faye (Sisco) Garren. She preceded him in death on April 3, 2017. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Mikkelson.
Surviving are his children, Cindi (Charles) Burgard of Gatewood, MO, Curtis (Victoria) Hipps, Jr. also of Gatewood, Leona Hipps of Doniphan, and Savannah Garren of Sikeston, MO; grandchildren, Rachel (Tom) Wiggs, Vanessa (Jason) Simmons, Jessica Ray, Daune (Jimmy) Jackson, Tina (BJ) Sorrell, Gail (Juan) Zuluaga, Megan (Davy) Samples, and Jonathan Hipps; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Union Cemetery in Ponder with his grandson-in-law, Tom Wiggs, officiating. Pete’s six grandsons-in-law will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Hipps, his grandson, and Barry Jackson, his great-grandson.